The mission of the South Carolina Forestry Commission is to protect, promote, enhance, and nurture the forest lands of South Carolina in a manner consistent with achieving the greatest good
for its citizens.
Responsibilities extend to all forest lands, both rural and urban, and to all associated forest values and amenities including, but not limited to, timber,
wildlife, water quality, air quality, soil protection, recreation, and aesthetics.
Important News, Upcoming Events or New Publications
Forestry Commission State Forests Achieve Internationally Recognized Certification
With the support of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative ® (SFI®) Forest PartnersSM Program, 103,000 acres of land owned by the South Carolina Forestry Commission and Clemson University were recently certified to the SFI and American Tree Farm System® standards. The five South Carolina state forests underwent a simultaneous independent audit to certify to both the ATFS and SFI standards and Clemson University Forests, which have been ATFS certified since 1987, became SFI certified. (more...)
The South Carolina Forestry Commission is offering training for individuals
seeking to be a Certified Prescribed Fire Manager.
State Forest Sustainable Commitment Statement (pdf)
South Carolina Forestry Commission's Annual Report Summary 2011-2012
South Carolina Forestry's 2015 Project
SAVE THE DATE: June 11-12, 2014 for the upcoming Forest Resource Institute
Free Online Prescribed Fire Planning Tool
Current Wildland Fires in South Carolina
Current Burning Notifications
Today's Fire Weather
Seedlings for Sale
Current Timber Price Reports
Current State Forest Timber Sales - Upcoming timber sales on state owned forestland.
Purchase Recreation Permits Online (opens in a new window)
South Carolina's Forested Acreage by County (pdf)
South Carolina Forest Resource Assessment (Forest Action Plan)
Longleaf Pine ARRA Grant
Primary Forest Industry Directory - list of all wood and paper manufacturing industries in the state.
ATTENTION South Carolina landowners, it's time to GROW SOME GREEN
South Carolina's Most Damaging Wildfire -Highway 31 Fire Horry County
FIREWISE GUIDE TO LANDSCAPING(pdf)
Income Tax Deduction for Timber Casualty Loss (pdf)
Tax Tips for Forest Landowners(pdf)
Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Key to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions(opens in a new window)
Highway 31 Fire After Action Report
S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior and S-130 Wildland Firefighter Training Now Available
Value of South Carolina's Timber Delivered in 2011 (pdf)
2011-12 BMP Monitoring Report(pdf)
BMP Biomass Supplement(pdf)
SC Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet 2010(pdf opens in a new window)
A Landowners Guide to Forestry in South Carolina - 2011 (pdf)
State of South Carolina's Forests (pdf)
SC Forest Inventory and Analysis Factsheet 2006(pdf)
South Carolina's Timber Product Output and Use (pdf)
Forest Products Fact Sheet (pdf)
Employment Opportunities(opens in a new window)
How to Report a Wildfire
How to Report Woods Arson
If you have any Questions?
Check our Frequently Asked Questions or Email us.
South Carolina Forestry Commission
5500 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
The South Carolina Forestry Commission and the USDA Forest Service prohibit discrimination in all programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.
To file a complaint of discrimination with the SC Forestry Commission contact the Human Resources Director, SC Forestry Commission, P.O. Box 21707, Columbia, SC 29221, or call (803)896-8879.
Both the USDA and the Forestry Commission are equal opportunity providers and employers.
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